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Olathe Board Vacancy
Posted by <> on 5/1/2015 3:08:00 PM.
The Olathe Town Board has a vacancy with the resignation of Trustee Wayne Blair. Anyone interested in filling the vacancy must send a letter of interest to the Olathe Town Board at Town of Olathe or drop it off at Olathe Town Hall. Requirements include a minimum of 12 consecutive months living in Olathe, be at least 18 years of age and a registered voter.
olathe, town board, vacancy

Posted by <> on 5/1/2015 3:04:00 PM.
Fire officials for the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests are planning to conduct a prescribed burn beginning tomorrow May 2 and will continue to monitor conditions after the burn. The burn units are along the Dave Wood Road, approximately 15 miles southwest of Montrose. A maximum of 350 acres are planned to be burned. Smoke may be visible in the area for several days after the burn is completed as vegetation in the interior of the burn continues to smolder.
Dave Wood Road, Prescribed Burn

Feds Dangle 400 Million Over Colorado's Head
Posted by <> on 4/28/2015 9:52:00 AM.
The federal government is apparently throwing cold water on a Colorado bill that would allow students to opt out of standardized testing. The U.S. Department of Education is warning lawmakers that up to 400-million-dollars in federal funding could be cut off to Colorado if more than five-percent of students in each school decline to take scheduled standardized tests.
education, standardized testing, colorado

Olathe Police Investigate Suicide
Posted by <> on 4/28/2015 9:44:00 AM.
Olathe authorities are investigating the death of an Akron Ohio sex offender. Olathe police say John Reynolds died this past weekend of apparently self-inflicted stab wounds during a confrontation with officers.
olathe, suicide, sex offender

Montrose Joins HEAL Campaign
Posted by <> on 4/28/2015 9:42:00 AM.
The City of Montrose is joining the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign of Colorado. According to a city press release, the campaign champions local government policies that improve access to healthy foods and physical activity. The goal is to curtail obesity.
HEAL, Colorado, Montrose

**UPDATE** US 550 Closed at Red Mountain Pass
Posted by <> on 4/22/2015 9:22:00 AM.
US 550 Red Mtn. Pass closed at 8:30 a.m. this morning to enable Ouray County Mtn. Rescue to retrieve a body from the canyon floor at approximately MM 89 (4 miles south of Ouray).
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Commissioners Approve Ground Lease
Posted by <> on 4/21/2015 8:14:00 AM.
Montrose Commissioners approved a ground lease with MTJ FBO partners at the Montrose Airport. MTJ FBO partners is comprised of fixed based operator Majestic Skies and Telluride Venture partners. The ground lease is for just over 125,000 square feet of airport property and according to the commissioners, it will mean just over 6,200 dollars in annual revenue.
montrose county commissioners, airport, ground lease

Earth Week in Montrose
Posted by <> on 4/21/2015 8:09:00 AM.
This week the city of Montrose is celebrating Earth Week and there are several activities going on. Staff from the City Parks Department will be visiting schools to plant a tree at Johnson Elementary, Pomona Elementary and Cottonwood Elementary on April 24th to celebrate Arbor Day.
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